Luke Concannon (ex-Nizlopi #1 singles act and credited as one of Ed Sheeran’s main inspirations) plays his first UK show in over 3 years. Luke’s mesmerising live shows are legendary, performing his ‘direct-from-the-heart’ songs with unrivalled passion and commitment.
‘I am still so influenced by what Luke did for me – it sparked a huge flame in me. He’s one of my three main influences along with Van Morrison.’ Ed Sheeran
‘Political, intense, angular and beautiful.’ BBC Radio 1
‘The real deal.’ The Guardian
His current album ‘Ecstatic Bird in the Burning’ was released to glowing reviews, charting in both the UK and US Official Folk Charts.
‘Worth the wait …. Enjoy.’ Americana UK
‘A solo album that’s hard to fault.’ Whisperin’ and Hollerin’
‘He has now completely transcended genres ….. arguably his best work to date.’ Hot Music Live
‘Concannon dazzles …. folk music with a little extra something.’ Dancing about Architecture
This event is part of Manchester Folk Festival – an urban folk festival. It takes place from 21-23 October 2021, in and around HOME and the city centre. Over the autumn weekend, they present an exhilarating range of events, with the spotlight on contemporary and traditional English folk music.